Shared Thoughts from our Master Hospitality Planner and Promotional Calendar

New Year’s Resolutions are one thing…. a calendar of events that provides a road map of operational and marketing reminders is an effective way to keep fresh and current.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 2013
2/17

Review your recruiting resources and find a new one

2/18   

Call at least 5 clients this week

  
  Check the condition of all ice machines and  water filters.

2/19  

Set-up cross training of at least one person this week-

it will motivate them and help everyone

  

2/20

Review & update your web site,   whether you are branded or independent.

You must keep this fresh & current!

2/21

Review all

emergency plans regularly with staff.

Update quarterly or as needed – document changes

  

2/22 

Change oil and document safety check of hotel vehicles – at least every 60 days or as needed

2/23

Test fire alarm  & check all fire extinguishers- document.

Success does not come by accident or chance.

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John.Hogan@HospitalityEducators.com or 602-799-5375

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KEYS TO SUCCESS  is the umbrella title for my 2011-2012 programs, hospitality services and columns. This year’s writings focus on a variety of topics for hotel owners, managers and professionals including both my “HOW TO” articles, HOSPITALITY CONVERSATIONS™, Lessons from the Field™, Hotel Common Sense™ , THE P-A-R PRINCIPLE™  and Principles for Success.

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John Hogan is a successful hospitality executive, educator, author and consultant and is a frequent keynote speaker and seminar leader at many hospitality industry events. He is CEO and Co-Founder of www.HospitalityEducators.com , which delivers focused and affordable counsel in solving specific challenges facing hospitality today.
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A week of operational and promotional ideas for hoteliers

A week of operational and promotional ideas for hoteliers

11  Cheer up the Lonely Day

World Population Day

Hold daily pre-shift meetings in housekeeping and engineering to improve communications

Walk the hotel and view it from a guest perspective.

12

Heavy clean at least 10% of all guest rooms this month

Step 2 of  next year’s capital budget plan, with preliminary plan submitted to owner or mgt group.

13  Embrace Your Geekness Day

Test fire alarm  & check all fire extinguishers– document.

Check the condition of all ice machines and water filters.

14   Bastille Day

Hold a special class on customer service this week for representatives of different depts..

15  Tapioca Pudding Day

Call at least 5 clients this week

Provide awareness training of Blood borne Pathogens to all housekeeping staff.

16 Phone your hotel & make a reservation to see how your guests are treated AND to see how effective staff training is. Recognize the champions 17 Change oil and document safety check of hotel vehicles – at least every 60 days or as needed

Some Shared Thoughts from our Master Hospitality Planner and Promotional Calendar

June 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 Plant trees to save energy. Depending on your location, deciduous trees on the southern and western sides of your hotel can provide shade in hot weather & allow natural heat from the sun to shine through in winter 2 Review & update your web site, whether you are branded or independent. You must keep this fresh & current! Monthly Reminder Fix dripping faucets & constantly running toilets – you are paying for both water & sewage for all that unused water,  Many are easy to repair. 4 Old Maid’s Day

Create a plan that works with area businesses that offer coupons, packages, with live and on line cross selling . Monthly reviews.

World Environment Day

Send every employee a signed birthday card to his/her home. Prepare them early in the month  & mail each group once a week.  The personal touches matter.